MARY “BELLA” SHIGWADJA December 8, 1964 – October 12, 2018

Mary “Bella” Shigwadja Kiwade Noquah “Northern Woman” “Eagle Clan” her colour was RED. A resident of Wikwemikon, she died peacefully at home on Friday, October12, 2018 at the age of 71. Bella was an awesomely wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, godmother, sister and friend to all. She loved to quilt and visit with family and friends so she could make them laugh and smile. Bella spent the majority of her time with her family enjoying any activity they were doing. You would often see her with a smile on her face and be in an upbeat mood towards all she would meet. Bella’s greatest treasure was the love she had for her family and many friends whom she would adopt into her family with open arms. Anyone who knew Bella knew what a true angel she was. She was like one giant compassionate rock. Predeceased by parents Stella (nee Kaboni) and Ambrose Osawamick, husband John Paul Shigwadja, and brothers Francis and Marvin. Bella is survived by her children: Cindy (husband Jake), Bonnie (friend Marie), Starrlee, George (predeceased), Christine (husband Ronus), Roseanne, Clara, Wendy (friend Donavon), and Wilma. Grandchildren: Jeremy, Theresa, Avery, Ocean, Ashley, Paula, Kyle, Gabrial, Cody, Mercedes, Hillary, Corey, Lance and Kristen and 25 great-grandchildren. Siblings: Richard Osawamick (Lisa predeceased) Lionel Osawamick (Carla), Wayne Osawamick (Verna), Stella Rose Osawamick Hogan (Paul predeceased), Isabelle Osawamick and sister-in-law Theresa. Godchildren: Russell Trudeau, Jonathan Dokum, Lisa Recollet, Debbie Mish, Phillip Shigwadja, Bucky Nishkwe and Jonathan Manitowabi. Resting at St. Anthony Daniel Church, Kaboni from 11am on Monday, October 15, 2018 to the funeral at 3 pm Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Holy Cross Mission Burial at Kaboni Cemetery.